The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 66 -
Permanent jobs citing DSL 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £41,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
DSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 130 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.23% 19.88% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75 117 112
Average salary £34,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DSL
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the North East region.

DSL Salary Trend in the North East

DSL
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DSL.

1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft